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April 28, 2005

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Bai Ling Visits 'Star Wars' Fans

April 28, 2005 04:46:43 GMT

Asian cinema superstar Bai Ling visited the many 'Star Wars' fans, who in order to follow suit the new "Star Wars: Episode III- Revenge of the Sith," camped out for weeks on Hollywood Boulevard, outside the legendary Grauman's Chinese Theatre, where previous "Star Wars" movies have played.

Sponsored by Netflix, the online DVD-rental service, which provided those in line with portable DVD players and movies, the star commented "We're here, basically, to give people love and compassion, to support people's dreams and share the dreams through 'Star Wars."
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Banderas Joined J.Lo in the "Bordertown"

April 28, 2005 04:38:21 GMT

Actor Antonio Banderas has joined actress Jennifer Lopez to star in "Bordertown," an indie thriller under director Gregory Nava, who previously directed Lopez in "Selena" and who will direct Banderas in the Disney film "Zapata." To notice "Bordertown" tells the story of a journalist who investigates a series of murders near some US-owned factories at the US-Mexico border.

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Paula Responds to 'Idol' Allegation

April 28, 2005 04:21:38 GMT

American Idol judge, Paula Abdul, is mad about the 'Idol' allegation uttered by former Idol contestant, Corey Clark, claiming she has had an affair with him. That's why Paula orders her lawyer, Martin Singer, to fire off a warning to ABC this week, threatening legal action if the network proceeds with its upcoming expos "Fallen Idol" scheduled to air next Wednesday.

As widely reported, ABC has said its Primetime Live report will "explore explosive claims about behind-the-scenes activities at American Idol." Though ABC News has not commented on specifics of the special, published reports have suggested that those claims include allegations by former Idol contestant Corey Clark that he had an affair with Abdul.
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John Mayer Performs at Jammy Awards

April 28, 2005 04:01:28 GMT

John Mayer and Sinead O'Connor were the two among many other performers and winners attending the Jammy Awards, held Tuesday April 26, 2005 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Before mentioning the award winners, performed during the event were Buddy Guy, Keller Williams, John Mayer, Phil Lesh, and Ahmir "Guestlove" Thompson of the hip-hop band The Roots, the last mentioned was asked what he thought about some of the winners.

Well, the award winners include among others; the recently disbanded Phish, who won tour of the year; The Dead, who won best download; and Keller Williams nabbed best live album. Moreover, the event also featured Mavis Staples, Ryan Adams, Travis Tritt, Bruce Hornsby, Huey Lewis, Nellie McKay, and Snoop Dogg.
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Ronald Reagan's Diaries to be Released as a Book

April 28, 2005 03:47:11 GMT

Ronald Reagan's handwritten diaries of his eight years in the White House will be published as a book, scheduled to be released next year. The book, which will be released by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation and HarperCollins Publishers, will contain Reagan's everyday presidency and his thoughts on events both routine and historic.

Volumes for the book has not yet been detailed, yet it will surely offer an unprecedented insight into the Reagan Presidency, said Frederick Ryan Jr., chairman of the foundation's board of trustees. Chosen as the editor on the project is Tim Duggan, executive editor at HarperCollins.
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Thomas' First Solo Topping the Billboard 200

April 28, 2005 03:27:23 GMT

Rob Thomas' first solo outing titled "Something To Be " has topped the Billboard 200, sold nearly 252,000 copies for the week ended Sunday to open at #1. This achievement, which his band Matchbox Twenty never did, proves Thomas as the first male artist from a pop/rock band to debut at number one with his first solo album in the 50 years that Billboard has been keeping tabs on such things.

As Thomas gains the top, Mariah Carey's "The Emancipation of Mimi" slips to number two, selling another 226,000 discs. Featured on the Top 10 list also Mike Jones to land at three with "Who Is Mike Jones?" and Il Divo with "Il Divo". Next is 50 Cent's "The The Massacre"; Gwen Stefani's "Love, Angel, Music, Baby"; The Killers' "Hot Fuss"; and Green Day's "American Idiot." The last two on the list are "Now That's What I Call Music! 18" and "Choices II" by Three 6 Mafia.
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Berry Gives Gown to High School Auction

April 28, 2005 03:13:44 GMT

Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry has donated two of her designer gowns to her former high school, Bedford High, to be auctioned during its annual prom fashion show.

One of the dress Berry donated is a knee-length geometric print that she wore on an Ebony magazine cover last year. The other gown, to add, is a white Versace halter-style she wore to a party after the debut of "Lackawanna Blues," the HBO film she produced.
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Roberts on People's Most Beautiful List

April 28, 2005 02:53:35 GMT

Having twins has made the life of actress Julia Roberts even more complete and she's happy with that. Appeared to be true, since giving birth to the twins, the actress looks more beautiful than any woman at her age. It's not surprising then that she has been listed on People's annual "50 Most Beautiful People" list, becoming her ninth record on the poll. Also making the list are Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston, Oprah Winfrey, singer Lindsay Lohan and actor Jamie Foxx.

Besides, there are also actress Hilary Swank, "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria, TV star Mischa Barton, soccer star David Beckham, tennis player Maria Sharapova, and basketball player Dwyane Wade. Couples on the list are singer Seal and model Heidi Klum, as well as Spanish actress Penelope Cruz and current boyfriend Matthew McConaughey, and Jude Law and Sienna Miller.
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Katie Holmes Dating Actor Tom Cruise

April 28, 2005 02:33:07 GMT

The 26 years old actress Katie Holmes, best known for her acting in the TV show "Dawson's Creek," has been dating actor Tom Cruise. This statement is, in fact, justified by Cruise's publicist and sister, Lee Anne DeVette, who said on Wednesday that they have been dating a few weeks. Holmes' public relations firm, Baker Winokur Ryder, to add, confirmed the two were dating.

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Beckhams Sue Former Nanny

April 28, 2005 02:17:15 GMT

After discussing with their lawyers, British couple David and Victoria Beckham have come to a final decision to confidently take legal action against their former nanny, Abbie Gibson, after she made a seven-page allegation in Sunday's News of the World claiming they are on the brink of divorce. Furthermore, the couple will also apply to the courts their legal action against the News of the World, whom they previously sued last September over another report about the allegedly rocky state of their union, seeking aggravated damages.